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Stories from Monday, August 8, 2011

Fallis Field dedicated (08/08/11)
Admitting he didn't really know what to say in response to the football field at Greencastle High School being dedicated in his honor Saturday, longtime GHS Coach John Fallis really didn't need to say much. Everyone else said it all for him. "This is beyond belief, I really don't know how to say my appreciations," Fallis said after former players heaped praise upon him, not just for what he meant to them as their coach but for the lessons in life his guidance offered them...
Williams tells his personal Putnam County music history (08/08/11)
About to kick off an exhibit on Putnam County music, there was perhaps no better choice for the Putnam County Museum's annual gala than a man who's been a part of the local music scene for pretty much his whole life. Sandy Williams was the speaker at the 10th annual gala Saturday, telling his audience of a musical journey that's taken him from trying to impress a girl in the sixth grade to sharing the stage with the likes of John Mellencamp and Michael Feinstein...
Parkfest returns from break with CBCC, Mullis (08/08/11)
Following a three-week hiatus, the Greencastle Civic League's Parkfest will return to the Robe-Ann Park Bob Flanigan Bandshell at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 with a double feature of barbershop music and folk rock. The Covered Bridge Country Chorus will kick off the event at 6:30 p.m. followed by Anthony Mullis starting between 7:15 and 7:30...
Cloverdale places second in class at Indiana State Fair (08/08/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- After a day of performing and exploring the fair, the Cloverdale Marching Band returned as second place in its class, placeing 23rd out of the 45 bands in competition overall. The band just missed making the Esprit de Corps award from last year, short by 1.05 points to Monroe Central...
Phang performs at Gobin Music Festival (08/08/11)
DePauw University piano professor May Phang will perform music by Mozart, Hummel, Chopin, Liszt and American composer Alan Jay Kernis Wednesday night in the next-to-last concert of the 2011 Greencastle Summer Music Festival. The performance, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, is free and open to the public. This summer's festival will conclude next week with a performance by soprano Barbara Paré and pianist John Clodfelter on Aug. 17...
If the Fair is over it must be fall (08/08/11)
For many when the Fair is over it seems like it is only MINUTES until the kids are going back to school and for many that equates with the end of summer. However, technically and according to the calendar, we still have more than a month of summer left to go. This year the temperatures are also reminding us that it can't possibly be autumn yet. Another indication that summer can't be over, is the fact that we are still waiting for our quota of ripe tomatoes...
WorkOne opens (08/08/11)
Board President of WorkOne Larry Tempel cuts the ribbon at WorkOne of Greencastle with Mayor Sue Murray. WorkOne is open from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and offers employment and job training programs.
Tiger Cubs, Clovers Kick Off Season (08/08/11)
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Cummins picks up big payday with LPS sprint win (08/08/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- There was no shortage of passion on display for the racers and fans at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night as increased purses added furor to the battles for the checkered flags. One of the youngest and strongest throttles in the sprint car division, Braylon Fitzpatrick, started on the outside of the front row alongside Josh Burton in the sprint feature as veteran pilot, Kent Christian and Kyle Cummins were in row two...
Senior Division Champs (08/08/11)
Joyce M. Wood (08/08/11)
Joyce M. Wood 68, of Bainbridge, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011. She was born on Sept. 26, 1942 in Liberty, Ky., to James Cundiff and Myrtle Randolph Cundiff. Mrs. Wood was a 1960 graduate of Greencastle High School. She confounded the Marion Township Civil Defense and was a former member of the ladies auxiliary. Most recently she had been employed as the office manager at Snyder Hearing, Inc. in Greencastle...
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